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Our History

D-Live! Theatre Company was set up by Steven Vevers-Webb alongside with Joseph Collins in late 2015 with the aim to provide more variety mainstream theatre in Deaf-led industry.
 
Frustrated there were not enough Deaf leadership in UK theatre with the sole aim to create new brand of work which cater to all age and audiences background. 
 

D-LIVE! TIMELINE

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2015

  • Steven Vevers-Webb with Joesph Collins established D-Live! Theatre Company one year after both produced a hugely popular D-Live! Cabaret Tour Show in 2014.

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2016

  • D-Live! first short VV sketch show was performed at British Deaf Association's 125th Anniversary celebration at Amensty International UK in London February 2016.

Cirque VV  -  The Bedford & tour -

                        D-live! first small scale theatre sketch goes on tour around UK

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2017

Cirque VV Reinvente  -  The Bedford & National tour  

Clin d'Oeil -   D-Live! theatre's Cirque VV show was the first representative of

                        Deaf British company to perform in Reims, France festival. 

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2018

Jack 0'Kent  -  Oval House Theatre  

collaboration to develop with digital projection mapping set.

  • D-Live! first BigD project is formed to provide school workshop across UK to provide theatre and art workshops for Deaf children in schools to encourage literacy reading and attain new skills.

Scrooge -  Camden People's Theatre & tour  

- D-Live!'s first theatre production tour and first Deaf's theatre fully fledged digital live- theatre 

- New adaption written work of Ibsen's Peer Gynt showcase was the first 

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2019

Frozen Snow Queen  - Canada Water Theatre & National tour  

  • D-Live!'s BigD collection stories is most ambition and first 2 years project of any kind in UK to work with Frank Barnes School pupils to develop a new children short stories publishing book which will be taken across UK mainstream school.

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2020

Deaf Awakening  -  Camden People Theatre  - Cancelled due Covid-19 pandemic  

  • Deaf Awakening (new written play) is an episodic play written by Steven Vevers-Webb which includes

  • so many different voices talking about Deaf identity and discrimination, this is the first attempt to publish Deaf Theatre play book. Including six monologue digitalise film QR in the book 

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2021

  • D-Live!'s BigD collection stories book are published and two animation digital short film are launch around in UK mainstream schools.

  • D-Live!'s theatre company expand in digital production area with numbers of projects following Anja's showcase, Language Deprivation and Extraction Stories